OTD Participates In OKBio's Technology Commercialization Workshop

By Staff Reports, The Oklahoman. Read the original article.

Wondering how to take research from the lab to the marketplace? OKBio is hosting a workshop on commercialization called “Out of the Lab & Into the Market: University Tech Transfer & Commercialization From the Inside Out.”

The program is planned from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 30, with a networking reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Faculty, entrepreneurs, researchers, technology transfer professionals, entrepreneurs looking for technology to license, professionals responsible for in-licensing and anyone who would like to better understand the university tech transfer process is encouraged to attend.

Speakers include David Thomison, vice president of investments for i2E; Rick Rainey, venture adviser for i2E; Steve Price, associate vice president for technology development at Oklahoma State University; William Lawson, director of technology commercialization at the University of Tulsa; Jim Bratton, executive director of the University of Oklahoma’s Office of Technology Development; Martin Ozinga, an intellectual property attorney; and Steve Wood, chief executive officer of Cowboy Technologies.

Cost is $70 for OKBio nonmembers, $35 for members, $20 for faculty and $10 for students. The workshop will be held in Tulsa at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, 111 W 17. To register, go to


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